Gardening

The Cuttings Border is complete

The Cuttings Border is complete

19 Nov, '070 Comments

The Cuttings Border, originally uploaded by malyousif. I was determined to finish this border so I attacked it when I got home from work last night. It took me about 3 hours to finish this new border in which I laid down the irrigation pipe and just a few drip-heads for the banana tree, dig […]

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Amaryllis (Candy Cane)

Amaryllis (Candy Cane)

18 Nov, '070 Comments

Amaryllis (Candy Cane), originally uploaded by malyousif. This is the lovely sight I was treated to when I arrived home today for lunch! Click to visit my Amaryllis set on Flickr for more pictures of these lovely flowers.

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Cuttings border

Cuttings border

16 Nov, '070 Comments

The first phase of the new “cuttings border” is now complete. I’ve spent most of the day clearing the grass and preparing the area for planting. I mixed in 4x 50kgs bags of cow manure and 350 liters of peat moss for good measure. This are is part of the front garden and it receives […]

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Hippaestrum (Candy Cane)

Hippaestrum (Candy Cane)

16 Nov, '070 Comments

Hippaestrum (Candy Cane), originally uploaded by malyousif. The first Hippaestrum (Amaryllis to some) of the season. I love these bulbs as they always reward you with huge showy flowers like no other. I’ve planted them outside in the garden before with good success. This year, I wanted to have some extra colour in the house. […]

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Oriental Patch

Oriental Patch

12 Nov, '070 Comments

Oriental Patch, originally uploaded by malyousif. I was finally able to take some pictures of the redone Oriental Patch with its new patch and the dry river bed effect at the Frangipani. I then stitched a few pictures together to show you a close panorama of the area. Let me know if you have any […]

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